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WATFORD CITY RECREATION | 2021

ACTIVITY GUIDE

PROGRAMS. LEAGUES. EVENTS. watfordcityparks.com | 701.842.3665 2209 Wolves Den Parkway | Watford City


CONTENTS

Women's Softball League Champions

2 GENERAL INFORMATION 8 SPECIAL EVENTS 12 Y O U T H P R O G R A M S 22 A D U L T P R O G R A M S 26

PARKS

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AQUATICS

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ROUGH RIDER CENTER

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WATFORD CITY PARKS AND RECREATION Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM Physical Address: 2209 Wolves Den Parkway Mailing Address: PO Box 1739 Website: watfordcityparks.com Email: info@roughridercenter.com Phone Number: (701) 842-3665

OUR MISSION To create recreational

opportunities that promote community cohesion and love of recreation while meeting the needs of our community. NEW IDEAS If you have ideas for new programs,

events or activities, get in touch with us!

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HOW TO REGISTER To register for any of our activities or events, please visit our website watfordcityparks.com or call us at (701) 842Fishing Derby

5th Grade Girls Basketball

WATFORD CITY PARK BOARD

3665. Tot Time

Justin Johnsrud, President LeAnne Voll, Vice President Katie Walters, Member Heidi Carns, Member Mark Sparby, Member

KEEP IN TOUCH! Watford City Parks & Recreation @wcparksandrecreation

Fast Pitch Softball

Koeser Field

REFUND POLICY For our refund policy visit our website or call us at (701) 8423665.

*Please Note: Although Watford City Parks & Recreation makes every effort to provide accurate information in this guide, all material included is subject to change. This includes any programs, classes, dates, hours and fees listed. Accurate information can be found on our website, watfordcityparks.com, or by calling us at (701) 842-3665.

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MEET THE STAFF

ROBIN ARNDT

SARA FITZPATRICK

KYLEE ROFF

Parks Superintendent robwcparks@gmail.com 701.570.3677

Office Manager saraf@roughridercenter.com

Business Development Manager kyleer@roughridercenter.com

PAT BERTAGNOLLI

GREG RICHINS

TIFFANY PRESZLER

Community Enhancement Director

pbertagnolli@nd.gov

Project Coordinator grichins@nd.gov

Aquatics Manager tiffanyp@roughridercenter.com

JOSHUA NOLLMEYER

KRYSTAL WOLD

IAN EISENSCHENK

Recreation Manager joshuan@roughridercenter.com

Recreation Specialist krystalw@roughridercenter.com

Recreation Specialist iane@roughridercenter.com

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ANDRE SARGENT

SHELLY HOPKINS

ELISE WEBER

Concessions Manager andres@roughridercenter.com

Coffee & Catering Manager shellyh@roughridercenter.com

Communications Coordinator elisew@roughridercenter.com

ASHA KIRKLAND

DAWN HAGAN

BROOKE BRAUNBERGER

Assistant Event Coordinator ashak@roughridercenter.com

Administrative Assistant info@roughridercenter.com

Club Administrator brookeb@roughridercenter.com

AMANDA JONES

ROGER HOPKINS

KidStop Director amandaj@roughridercenter.com

Rough Rider Center Maintenance Park Maintenance rogerh@roughridercenter.com

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OLIVER HERMANSON


ALEX HANSEN

ROY DEGENSTEIN

WYNN WOLD

Park Maintenance

Park Maintenance

Park Maintenance

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MINI GOLF

SPRING FEST

Date

MARCH

JANUARY

SPECIAL EVENTS January 30, 2021

Play a round of mini golf at the Rough Rider

Center!

transformed uniquely

The

into

a

sculpted

facility

will

course holes

be

featuring by

area

businesses!

EXPLORE ND HEALTHY LIVING CHALLENGE Date

North

Dakota

in

this

and

move

up

the

be a day full of fun for the whole family! The day includes a vendor show, carnival games and a cash raffle.

AQUATHON March 13, 2021 and

swim

way

to

victory!

1k and run a 5k to earn your victory swag.

YOUTH 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

by

completing each benchmark.

Date

FEBRUARY

your

Compete in our first local Aquathon! Swim

virtual

ladder

Join us for our Annual Spring Fest. It will

Run

fitness challenge! Track your mileage each week

March 13, 2021

Date

January 3-February 20

Conquer

Date

March 20-21, 2021

Grab some friends and join us for our youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the

NERF WARS Date

Rough

February 13, 2021

Rider

Center!

Girls

and

boys

divisions for grades 3-6.

That’s right! We are bringing back Nerf

REC SHOW

Wars this winter. Get out of the house

Date

during this cold time of year and test your marksmanship.

March 26-28, 2021

If it is for the outdoors, we will have it here! Local dealers will showcase their boats,

RVs,

trailers,

grills,

motorcycles and much more.

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tackle,


JULY

APRIL

KNOCKERBALL HOCKEY: POLICE VS FIRE DEPARTMENT Date

FARMERS MARKET

April 10, 2021

Date

July-September

Thursday evenings from 5:30PM-7:30PM

Welcome to the match up of the year! With

at Kent Pelton Nature Park. Live music,

the police department and fire department

fresh produce, local art, yard games and

each having a win under their belt, who

more!

will break the tie? Find out this spring! We

SEPTEMBER

WAR IN WATFORD

are looking for teams who would like to play before the main event. To register your team please contact us at the Rough Rider Center.

Date

September

Come watch the Bismarck Bobcats and Minot Minatauros battle it out on the ice!

OUTDOORSMAN SHOW Date

This two day event is full of great hockey and great fun. Don't miss the chance to

April

Calling

all

bid on a game worn jersey each night!

hunters,

fishermen

and

sportsmen! Come check out the vendors who

specialize

in

hunting,

fishing,

camping, outdoor gear and much more.

FALL FROLIC 5K Date

PARENTS NIGHT OUT Date

October

Join us to celebrate the season at the Fall

April

Frolic 5k run/walk! Costumes encouraged

A time for parents to drop their kids off

and brunch is served after the race.

and have a night out to themselves! Kids

FALL FEST

will get to do crafts, play games and watch a movie.

Date

October

Be ready for fall fun! We'll have all sorts of activities for you and your family to enjoy

Date

such as a vendor show, carnival games,

June 5, 2021

OCTOBER

JUNE

FISHING DERBY

The annual Watford City Fishing Derby is provided to inspire young anglers to get outside and develop a passion for one of summer's most time-honored activities. This event would not be possible without our

partnerships

with

the

US

Forest

Service, National Wild Turkey Federation, Watford

City

Park

District

and

our

generous community sponsors.

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photo

booths,

pumpkin

painting

and

crafts, wagon rides, face painting and concessions.

HAUNTED HOUSE Date

October 29-30, 2021

Join us for a spooky time! The RRC will be transformed into a creepy, terrifying place sure to make you scream. We dare you to enter...


NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

TOY DRIVE MEDALLION HUNT Date

November-December

Do you love a good scavenger hunt? How about supporting a great cause? The Toy Drive Medallion Hunt is for you! Come scout the RRC for the medallion and have a chance to win a pool party. Check out roughridercenter.com for all the details.

CHRISTMAS FEST Date

December 4, 2021

Get in the holiday spirit! Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, and write a letter to be sent to the North Pole. Have fun swimming, ice skating and playing in the bounce houses. Get creative with Christmas crafts, shop around at the vendor show and enjoy the Christmas Tree Silent Auction. You won't want to miss it!

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YOUTH PROGRAMS SPECIFIC DATES, TIMES & FEES CAN BE FOUND WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS AT WATFORDCITYPARKS.COM

PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

Our preschool programs help develop your child's skills and expand their creativity. Grade/Age Ages 5 and under Ages 5 and under Ages 3-5 Ages 5 and under Ages 3-5

Program Percs & Rec Kids Tot Time Preschool Activities Tot Time in the Parks Lil' Allstars Sports Sampler

Dates January-March Jan-April, Oct-Dec Feb-April, Oct-Dec June-August October-November

Fee FREE $3/child $70-$80 FREE $30-$40

ART & SCIENCE/ADVENTURE

Help kids find a passion off the court and experience the many benefits associated with the arts, sciences and outdoors. Grade/Age Grades 3-5, 6-8 Ages 8-15 Grades 3-6 Ages 7-14

Program Robotics Science Rocks Summer Excursions Missoula Children's Theatre

Dates March June, July, August June, July, August June or July

Fee $15-$30 $30-$40 $40-$50 FREE

YOUTH TRACK & FIELD Learn the basics of track and field in this fun spring program! Kids will have the opportunity for sprints, long distance running, jumping events and more. Grade/Age Grades K-2 Grades 3-5

Program Track & Field Track & Field

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Dates April-May April-May

Fee $30-$40 $30-$40


SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

YOUTH VOLLEYBALL

Pass, set and spike your way up the ranks in our exciting volleyball programs! Players will learn the fundamentals of volleyball and expand their skills. Grade/Age Grades K-2 Grades 3-4 Grades 5-6

Program Little Spikers 3rd & 4th Volleyball 5th & 6th Volleyball

Dates Feb-March March-April March-April

Fee $30-$40 $40-$50 $40-$50

YOUTH FOOTBALL

Gear up for tackle football and flag football programs designed to teach your player the basics of football in a safe and fun environment. Grade/Age Grades 1 & 2 Grades 3 & 4 Grades 5 & 6

Program Flag Football Flag Football Tackle Football

Dates Aug-Oct Aug-Oct Aug-Oct

Fee $40-$50 $40-$50 $60-$70

The Watford City Park District strives to provide access to programs and facilities that promote a healthy lifestyle to all citizens regardless of income level. In order to achieve this goal, the Watford City Park District offers program scholarships to those in need of financial assistance. If you are interested in a scholarship, please stop by the Rough Rider Center to fill out an application.

1st & 2nd Grade Flag Football

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T-ball

YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Whether it is their first year or fifth year of baseball/softball, we have a program for your young slugger! Blast Ball introduces your littles to the concept of baseball/softball and from there, your child can progress all the way through Legion baseball sponsored by Carl E. Rogen American Legion Post 29 and the Watford City Walleye Baseball Club. Grade/Age Ages 3-4 Ages 5-6 Ages 7-8 Ages 8-15 Ages 9-10 Ages 11-12 Ages 13-15 Ages 16-19

Program Blast Ball T-ball Rookie Girls Fast-Pitch Softball Cal-Ripken Minors Cal-Ripken Majors Babe Ruth Legion

Dates July June-July June-July June-July June-July June-July June-July May-August

Fee $20-$30 $40-$50 $40-$50 $40-$50 $40-$50 $40-$50 $120-$140 TBD

SPECIFIC DATES, TIMES & FEES CAN BE FOUND WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS AT WATFORDCITYPARKS.COM

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Babe Ruth Baseball

Fast-Pitch Softball


YOUTH TENNIS Serve it up and discover how fun and exciting tennis can be! Join us for this three day camp as kids learn the fundamentals of tennis. Grade/Age Ages 8-15

Dates August

Program Tennis Camp

Fee $30-$40

YOUTH SOCCER GOAL! Sign your child up for soccer and see their face light up as they score their first goal! Our soccer program focuses on the fundamentals of soccer while learning the principles of teamwork. Grade/Age Ages 4-6 Ages 7-8 Ages 9-10 Ages 11-12

Dates April-May April-May April-May April-May

Program Little Kicks Shooting Stars Sharp Shooters Strikers

Fee $30-$40 $30-$40 $30-$40 $30-$40

The Rough Rider Center is without doubt one of the most amazing sports facilities in the country. I've been fortunate enough to call many training facilities home over the years in both my college and professional career. None have the capacity of access to so many different sports and activities while maintaining the highest quality in all aspects. - Garrett Sickels, former Penn State standout and NFL Linebacker

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ND42 Mental Toughness Clinic

YOUTH BASKETBALL

Hoop it up and join us for our basketball programs for every age! Each program will focus on the fundamentals of basketball including ball handling, defensive skills, shooting, boxing out, rebounding and more. Little Wolves and Next Level Basketball have the opportunity to showcase their skills at halftime of varsity games! Grade/Age Grades 3-6 Grades 4-12 Age 4 & K Grades 1 & 2 Grades 3 & 4 Grades 5 & 6

Program 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament ND42 Basketball Camp Little Wolves Little Wolves Next Level Basketball 5th & 6th Grade Basketball

Dates March 20-21 June 3-4 October-November October-November October-December September-December

Fee $100/team $85 $40-$50 $40-$50 $40-$50 $40-$50

SPECIFIC DATES, TIMES & FEES CAN BE FOUND WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS AT WATFORDCITYPARKS.COM

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MCKENZIE COUNTY

Mission: To engage, inspire and empower the youth of McKenzie County to reach their full potential through the promotion of community, citizenship and school spirit.

KIDSTOP AFTER SCHOOL

The KidStop Program is open to children in grades K-5. KidStop provides each child with opportunities for community involvement, physical activity, team building, reading, writing and STEAM learning. All programs and activities are designed to improve social skills, inspire learning, develop confidence, build relationships and celebrate success. We are determined to promote the development of kind, positive and strong future leaders. Grades K-5 K-5

Location Badlands Elementary Fox Hills Elementary

Time 3:00PM-5:30PM 3:00PM-5:30PM

KIDSTOP SUMMER CAMP The first day of Summer Camp is June 7th. More information about KidStop Summer Camp Program will be available in March, registration begins in April. Grades K-5

Location TBD

Time 7:30AM-5:30PM

For more information, please visit watfordcityparks.com or contact Amanda Jones at amandaj@roughridercenter.com or (701) 842-3665.

AMANDA JONES

BRANDI MARUM

JESSICA WEISKIRCHER

ANDREA ERICKSEN

Program Director

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Site Coordinator

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Residential

Commercial Industrial Oilfield Service Calls Impactelectricnd.com | 701.300.4400


ADULT PROGRAMS SPECIFIC DATES, TIMES & FEES CAN BE FOUND WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS AT WATFORDCITYPARKS.COM

ADULT LEAGUES Age 21+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+ 18+

Program Cornhole League Co-Ed Volleyball Winter League Co-Ed Volleyball Fall League Men's Softball League Women's Softball League Flag Football League

Dates January-March January-March September-November June-August June-August September-October

Men's Softball League Champions

Co-Ed Volleyball League

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Fee $84/team $140/team $140/team TBD TBD $200/team


Sip N' Pour Yoga

ADULT EVENTS/PROGRAMS Age 21+ 18+ 15+ 15+ 15+ 15+ 18+ 18+ 15+

Program Sip N' Pour Yoga Draft Volleyball Tournament Open Pickleball Pickup Basketball Pickup Soccer Dodgeball Tournament Kickball Tournament Draft Softball Tournament Spikeball Tournament

Dates February, April, July, November April, December Wednesday Nights Wednesday Nights Summer Wednesday Nights TBD TBD TBD August

Fee $10/person $5/person $5/person $5/person $5/person $10/team $40/team $20/person $5/team

Days & Time Monday-Friday 7:00AM-11:00AM

Fee Senior Membership

SENIOR PROGRAMS Age 55+

Program The Golden Hours

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JOIN US FOR

THE GOLDEN HOURS MONDAY - FRIDAY 7AM - 11AM Are you retired but still looking to stay active? Join us for the Golden Hours! We're encouraging those who want to stay active but distance from the public to use this time to do so!

WALKING, RUNNING & EXERCISE TRACK OPEN DURING NORMAL FACILITY HOURS

LAZY RIVER WALK MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY 6AM - 8AM

WATER AEROBICS MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY 9AM - 9:45AM OR 6:30PM - 7:15PM

COFFEE SHOP SPECIALS VARIOUS SPECIALS WHEN YOU SHOW YOUR SENIOR MEMBERSHIP

The Rough Rider Center has plenty of room to socially distance while enjoying all of these activities!


KIRKLAND INC. DARREL & LEIGH ANN KIRKLAND

701-770-6555 Location & Lease Road Maintenance Gravel Products & Scoria / Sales & Hauling, Welding, Snow Removal Hot Shot Service

Watford City Parks & Recreation @wcparksandrecreation

watfordcityparks.com


PARKS TO INQUIRE OR RESERVE A PARK, PLEASE CONTACT THE ROUGH RIDER CENTER AT (701) 842-3665. ROTARY PARK 6th St NW

TENNIS COURTS

Two-story playground, picnic

200 8th St NE

tables, sledding hill and

Two tennis courts.

walking path.

LINEAR PARK

VETERANS PARK

Fox Hills Parkway N

Park Ave E

Two mile lighted walking

Honors past and present

trail, 20 fitness stations and

Veterans of McKenzie County.

a pollinator garden on north

Phase II will be complete in

end.

2021.

JACOBSON PARK

TOURIST PARK

505 5th Ave NE

1011 4th Ave NE

Playground, basketball court,

Two playgrounds, horse shoe

soccer nets, picnic shelter,

pits, picnic shelters, charcoal

charcoal grill, large open space

grills, disc golf, RV Park,

for family activities. Restrooms

campground, amphitheater,

available.

restrooms, coin operated showers, ping pong table and

CHILDRENS PARK/CENTENNIAL PARK 120 S Main Street Playground, sand volleyball court, picnic shelter, propane BBQ grill, outdoor fireplace and public restroom.

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Cherry Creek meandering through the park. RV Park: No Reservations. First come, first serve. Full hookup and primitive. Call Robin for more information (701) 570-3677.


KOESER FIELD

MESSAGE TO PARK USERS

520 7th St SE

The Watford City Park District and the City of

Cal Ripken baseball

Watford City are committed to promoting a

field/women's fast pitch

healthy lifestyle by providing our residents with sustainable

recreational

biking,

walking

softball field. Restrooms

and

available at Kent Pelton

running trail experiences that connect the cities

Nature Park.

assets.

DOC NELSON DOG PARK

The Watford City Park District asks citizens to

1425 5th St NE

abide by the following rules when using the

Eight-acre fenced in dog

trails:

park. A section for small

1. Walkers, joggers and bikers please keep

dogs, large dogs and a

to the right when using trails.

section with a pond.

2. All dog owners follow leash ordinance and pick up after your pets.

AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL FIELD

3. Be aware of approaching traffic. 4. Be aware of intersections and crossings.

3rd St SE

5. Please pick-up all litter.

Multi-use baseball field. Restrooms available at Childrens Park.

SKATE PARK

BOLKEN PARK

3rd St SE

601 2nd Ave SE

Half pipe, box jumps, ramps

Playground, pee-wee baseball

and rails.

diamond, outdoor ice rink and 180ft bike pump track (seasonal), picnic shelter, basketball court,

SUNSHINE PARK

charcoal grill and restroom.

605 N Main St Playground, basketball court, picnic shelter and charcoal grill.

KENT PELTON NATURE PARK 501 7th St SE

MCKENZIE COUNTY ATHLETIC PARK

Fishing pond, picnic shelters,

2429 24th Ave SW

restroom/kitchen, arboretum,

fishing dock, charcoal grills, grass trail along Cherry Creek,

5 softball diamonds, large

300 person pavilion, Watford City

pavilion, small pavilion, 2

Park District Honor Pole. Farmers

soccer/football fields,

Market held here.

playgrounds for ages 2-12, obstacle course, wheelchair adaptable swing, restrooms,

STEPPING STONE PARK

concessions, one mile multi-use

Stepping Stone Development

path, 2 Cal Ripken/women's

Ran by association.

fastpitch fields.

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GO TO WATFORDCITYPARKS.COM FOR AN INTERACTIVE VERSION OF THIS MAP.


Established Trails/Loops Original multi-use path (Loop) Kent Pelton Nature Park Loop Kent Pelton Nature Park Grass Trail Linear Park Loop Tourist Park to Fox Hills Golf Course Highway 23A Bypass Round-a-bout Hwy 23A to Hwy 23 Long X Visitor Center to 13th Ave SW 4th Ave NW from Main St N to 14th St NW

MAP ICON LEGEND

Full Circle 2.40 miles 0.20 miles 0.53 miles 1.90 miles

One-Way

2.04 miles 1.60 miles 0.90 miles 0.77 miles 1.00 mile


MCKENZIE COUNTY ATHLETIC PARK The MCAP playground will be accessible early Summer with two newly sodded fields available this Summer. 24th Ave SW is on schedule to be paved next year with proposed multi-use path connecting to the city. A mile loop walking path will be finished next year as well.

MCKENZIE COUNTY ATHLETIC PARK DONOR OPPORTUNITIES

OPTION

COST

PAYMENT SCHEDULE

5 Softball Fields (Adult) Naming Rights & Scoreboard $50,000 or $40,000 paid in full Dugout or Bleachers $12,000 or $10,000 paid in full Fence Signage (4’ X 8’) $5,000 for 5 yrs or $4,000 paid in full Double Signage 2 fields $8,000 for 5 yrs or $6,000 paid in full 2 Smaller Fields Naming Rights & Scoreboard $45,000 or $35,000 paid in full Dugout or Bleachers $12,000 or $10,000 paid in full Fence Signage (4’ X 8’) $5,000 for 5 yrs or $4,000 paid in full Double Signage 2 fields $8,000 for 5 yrs or $6,000 paid in full Concessions/Restroom Building $75,000 or $60,000 paid in full 2 Soccer/Football Smaller Version Fields Naming Rights $40,000 or $30,000 paid in full Playground

$50,000 or $40,000 paid in full

All funding $250 and above will be recognized on a wall plaque T-ball $250 - 1,000 Pee-wee $1,001 - 2,500 Cal Ripken $2,501 - 5,000 Girls Fast Pitch $5,001 - 10,000 Softball League $10,001 - 25,000 Pro Ball $25,001+

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3 yrs ($16,666 yr) 2yrs ($6,000 yr) 2 yrs ($2,500 yr) Good for 5 yrs 2 yrs ($4,000 yr) Good for 5 yrs 3 yrs ($15,000 yr) 2yrs ($6,000 yr) 2 yrs ($2,500 yr) Good for 5 yrs 2 yrs ($4,000 yr) Good for 5 yrs 3 yrs ($25,000) 3 yrs ($13,333 yr) 3 yrs ($16,666 yr)

For inquiries, contact Robin Arndt at (701) 570-3677.


AQUATICS

WILD WEST WATER PARK (WWWP)

315 3rd St SE | 701.444.7665 Open Seasonally, June 3 - Mid August Monday-Friday 12:30PM-4:30PM, 5:30PM-7:30PM Saturday & Sunday 1:00PM-7:00PM Pool Rentals: Sunday, Wednesday or Thursdays 7:30PM-9:00PM

ADMISSION Early Bird Season Pass Season Pass Dual Pool Season Pass Daily Fee Slide Wristband Pool Rental (1.5 hours)

FEE $50/person $55/person $75/person $5/person $2/person $150

ADMISSION 8:00AM-11:00AM 12:30PM-7:30PM

FEE FREE With Pool

ADMISSION Daily Fee RRC Premium Memberships

FEE $7/person

SPLASH PAD 315 3rd St SE | 701.444.7665

Everyday 8:00AM-11:00AM Monday-Friday 12:30PM-7:30PM with admission to WWWP Saturday & Sunday 1:00PM-7:00PM with admission to WWWP

RRC AQUATICS CENTER Rough Rider Center | 701.842.3665

Hours can be found on the Rough Rider Center website, roughridercenter.com

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LEARN TO SWIM

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance. To register, visit watfordcityparks.com

PARENT & ME

A fun class helping children and parents learn how to be safe and feel comfortable in the water. Session 2 2 3 3 4 4 5-7 8 8 9 9 10 10

Date February 1 - February 24 February 2 - February 25 March 8 - March 31 March 9 - April 1 April 5 - April 28 April 6 - April 29 Summer TBD September 6 - September 29 September 7 - September 30 October 4 - October 27 October 5 - October 28 November 1 - November 24 November 2 - December 7

Days Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs TBD Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs Mon & Wed Tues & Thurs

Time (1-4y/o, 0-12m) 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM TBD 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM 10:00AM, 10:30AM 5:30PM, 6:00PM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

LEVEL 1 - INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS

Your child is introduced to basic skills and the development of water competency. Skills include: assisted floats, glides, bobs, alternating arms and legs on front and back. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

Days Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon-Thurs Mon-Thurs Mon-Thurs

Time 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30AM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

LEVEL 2 - FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS

This level marks on the beginning of independent aquatic locomotion skills. The following skills are taught: floating on front and back, swimming on front and back with alternating arms and legs, rolling from front to back and gliding. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

Days Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon & Wed Mon-Thurs Mon-Thurs Mon-Thurs

Time 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 5:30-6:00PM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30PM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

Location RRC Pool RRC Pool

Time 9:00-9:45AM 6:30-7:15PM

Fee $5 $5

WATER AEROBICS Dates Year Round Year Round

Days Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays Monday, Tuesday, Thursdays

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LEVEL 3 - STROKE DEVELOPMENT

Learn to swim the front crawl and elementary backstroke, introduced to the scissor kick and dolphin kicks, learn the survival float and independently tread water. Also, learn the rules for headfirst entries. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Days Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

Time 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30AM 9:00-9:30AM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

LEVEL 4 - STROKE IMPROVEMENT

Your child will improve the swimming stroke proficiency and swimming for longer distances. The introduction of the breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke and open turns on front and back. Two headfirst entries of the stride dive and compact dive complete this level. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Days Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

Time 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

LEVEL 5 - STROKE REFINEMENT

Level 5 is all about refining all six swimming strokes and swimming for longer distances. New water safety skills will be introduced while building on ones previously learned and perform flip turns on front and back. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Days Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

Time 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42

LEVEL 6 - FITNESS SWIMMER

You will refine swimming, physical fitness in the water and water safety skills that were taught throughout the levels. Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Days Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday & Wednesday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday Monday-Thursday

Date January 4 - January 27 February 1 - February 24 March 8 - March 31 April 5 - April 28 June 7 - June 17 June 21 - July 1 July 19 - July 29

PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Call the Rough Rider Center at 701-842-3665 for more information.

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Time 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 6:00-6:30PM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM 9:30-10:00AM

Fee $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42 $42


BECOME A LIFEGUARD Looking to give back to your community & build your leadership skills? Watford City Park District has lifeguard OPPORTUNITIES for you!

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE Candidates must meet the following requirements: Be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course. Complete the online learning portion of the course BEFORE class begins. Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using front crawl, breast stroke or a combination of both. Swimming on the back or side is NOT allowed. Goggles may be used. Session 1 2 3

Date February 5 February 6-7 April 9 April 10-11 May 14 May 15-16

Time 5:00PM-9:00PM 9:00AM-5:00PM 5:00PM-9:00PM 9:00AM-5:00PM 5:00PM-9:00PM 9:00AM-5:00PM

Fee $220 $220 $220

Register online or in person at the Rough Rider Center. Includes a hip pack, adult and infant CPR mask. All class times and dates are MANDATORY.

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SSI MERMAID CERTIFICATION Learning to swim in a Mermaid tail is both an enjoyable way to show your creative side and a healthy way to work out. SSI teaches Mermaids and Mermen of all ages, shapes and sizes. Best of all, our experience teaching guarantees your comfort, confidence and fun underwater! Age 17+ 12+

Date February 27 February 28 May 8 May 9

Time 9:00AM-6:00PM 8:00AM-5:00PM 9:00AM-6:00PM 8:00AM-5:00PM

Includes: Student digital materials, fin, mermaid skin and C-card. Course format: 8 hour classroom, 8 hour pool session. To register contact Tonia at tonia@elmar.com or 480-833-2971

Fee $650 $650


FAMILY FUN NIGHTS $5/person or $20/family

JAN 22

MAR 19

APRIL 30

JUNE 16

JULY 14

AUG 4

GLOW IN THE DARK Rough Rider Center Pool | 4:00PM-8:00PM

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Rough Rider Center Pool 4:00PM-8:00PM

UNDER THE SEA Rough Rider Center Pool | 4:00PM-8:00PM

WESTERN Wild West Water Park | 5:30PM-7:30PM

CHRISTMAS IN JULY Wild West Water Park | 5:30PM-7:30PM

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ROUGH RIDER CENTER Facility Hours: Monday - Friday 6:30am - 8:00pm Saturdays 8:00am - 8:00pm Sundays 12:00pm - 6:00pm Physical Address: 2209 Wolves Den Parkway Mailing Address: PO Box 1739 Website: roughridercenter.com Email: info@roughridercenter.com Phone Number: (701) 842-3665

ABOUT This 268,000 sq. ft. multipurpose facility provides numerous spaces for athletic programs, sporting events, meetings, conventions, expos, entertainment, special events, educational opportunities and workforce development. The Rough Rider Center is owned by the City of Watford City and managed and operated by the Watford City Park District. The Watford City Park District partners with local organizations and user groups to utilize the facility and deliver a comprehensive array of programs and events.

OUR MISSION To operate a world-class facility designed to enhance the quality of life in McKenzie County and serve the needs of the local community, region and state with athletic facilities, meeting and convention spaces, and related services.

OUR VISION To enhance the customer experience at the Rough Rider Center through a process of continuous improvement and development of our people and resources.

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FEATURES AQUATICS CENTER - Six lane competition lap pool, zero-depth entry area with water features, mid-depth entry with basketball hoop and volleyball net, 135' water slide and lazy river, pool party room.

FIELDHOUSE - Three full size volleyball or basketball courts, batting cages, removable artificial turf, pickleball courts.

SPORTS ARENA - Three full size volleyball or basketball courts, large removable wood court, work-out zone, eight suites, stadium seating and bleachers.

HOCKEY ARENA -Two NHL regulation size hockey rinks. Home of Watford City Oilers Hockey Club.

GYMNASTICS GYM - Home of Badlands Gymnastics.

FRIDLEY FIELD - Artificial turf field for football or soccer and eight lane track.

BASEBALL FIELD -Artificial turf baseball field with lights.

KEEP IN TOUCH!

INDOOR WALKING TRACK -1/6 mile track.

MEETING FACILITIES - Convention hall, conference room, classroom.

Rough Rider Center

PERCS & REC COFFEE SHOP - Coffee lounge and catering.

@roughridercenter

LITTLES WOLVES PLAYGROUND - Indoor playground designed for ages 2-5.

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roughridercenter.com | 701.842.3665

Basic Membership Includes track, work-out area, fieldhouse, arena, rinks

1 Month 6 Month 12 Month $20 $120 $240

Adult (19-54) Senior (55+)

$10

$60

$120

Student (3-18)

$10

$60

$120

(One-Time Processing Fee: $5)

Premium Membership

Daily Pass (premium access) $7/day

Includes all fitness classes and full access to the facility (rinks, indoor pool, fieldhouse, arena and track)

Adult (19-54)

1 Month 6 Month 12 Month $45 $486 $256

Senior (55+)

$30

$171

$324

Student (3-18)

$30

$171

$324

(One-Time Processing Fee: $5)

Premium Single Household Membership Includes all fitness classes and full access to the facility (rinks, indoor pool, fieldhouse, arena and track)

(1 Parent/Guardian + Dependents ages 3-18)

Ask us about recurring billing

1 Month

$60

6 Month 12 Month

$360 $720

(One-Time Processing Fee: $10)

Premium Household Membership Includes all fitness classes and full access to the facility (rinks, indoor pool, fieldhouse, arena and track)

(2 Parents/Guardian + Dependents ages 3-18) 1 Month

$70

6 Month 12 Month

$420 $840

(One-Time Processing Fee: $10)

Dual Facility Membership Buy a membership for both the Rough Rider Center and the Connie Wold Wellness Center and receive a $5 discount! Available for purchase at either location.


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HOT COFFEE. FREE WI-FI. COZY ATMOSPHERE.

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Now proudly serving Percs & Rec Coffee hours can be found on the Rough Rider Center website, roughridercenter.com

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Thanks for the time, effort and direction given by the Park District board. Thanks for all you do. Justin Johnsrud LeAnne Voll Katie Walters Heidi Carns Mark Sparby

Thank you to our volunteers, parents and participants for the continued support. -Watford City Parks & Recreation Staff

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Fieldhouse $20/Hour/Court Max: $480/Day for all three courts Arena $25/Hour/Court Max: $600/Day for all three courts Indoor Track $60/Hour Locker Rooms $25/Day/Locker Room

I N D O O R R E C R E A T I O N A L A R E A S

Ice Rinks Contact hockey club to rent (wcoilers@outlook.com) Gymnastics Area Contact gymnastics club to rent (badlandsgymnasticsclub@gmail.com)

H O C K E Y / G Y M N A S T I C S

O U T D O O R

The Football Field, Baseball Field and Outdoor Track are available to rent. Please contact the Rough Rider Center for a quote.

A C T I V I T Y R E N T A L S

R E C R E A T I O N A L A R E A S

Knockerball $150 flat fee + $27/hr for one staff member to monitor and collect waivers. Laser Tag $100 flat fee + $27/hr for one staff member to monitor and operate. Pool $125/hr for private pool rental Bounce Houses: All flat rates -- signed waiver/agreement required Obstacle Course: $300Â Joust: $200 Large Bounce House: $200 Velcro Wall: $250 Small Bounce House: $100 Slide: $250

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MEETING/PARTY/CONVENTION ROOM RENTALS ***All rented rooms get charged a refundable $35 cleaning deposit Convention Hall (All 5 Rooms) Silver Room Gold Room Diamond Room Opal Room Emerald Room Conference Room Classroom Party Room without pool usage Party Room with pool usage Green Room Suite Rental - Hospitality Purposes

$75/Hr $600 MAX (No set up) $15/Hr (No set up) $15/Hr (No set up) $15/Hr (No set up) $15/Hr (No set up) $15/Hr (No set up) $10/Hr $10/Hr (No set up) $15/Hr $75 for 2 hours -- Includes 10 pool passes $35/Day $40/Day/Suite

ROOM RENTAL ADD-ONS

Chair* - Self Set Up Table* - Self Set Up Chair - RRC Set Up Table - RRC Set Up Dance Floor Stage Pipe & Drape - Self Set Up Pipe & Drape - RRC Set Up Place Settings Linens Coffee & Water Service Water Service Only Service Fee for Catering Copies Wait Staff Kitchen Downstairs Main Kitchen Vendor Show

Free *Folding Chairs & Banquet Chairs Free *6ft rectangle, 8ft rectangle, 6ft round tables $1/Chair $2/Table $15/4'x8' Section $500 Max $15/4'x8' Section $500Â Whole Stage $5/10-12ft Section $8/10-12ft Section Price available upon request $8/Table $50/Day $20/Day 15% of Catering Total $0.10/Copy $50/Day $300/Day $50/Booth $10/Extra Table $8/Table Cloth Reception after hours $27/Hour** **Same rate applies for event janitorial services

EQUIPMENT RENTAL

Yard Games Yoga Boards Basketball Volleyball Batting Cage Skate Rental

Contact RRC Contact RRC Free with RRC Daily Pass or Membership Free with RRC Daily Pass or Membership Upon request and availability $4/pair

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DONATION AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES TOGETHER WE CAN.

Watford City Parks and Recreation and the Rough Rider Center are dedicated to providing exceptional recreation and event opportunities while providing the best for our great community. In order to accomplish this goal, we must seek out sponsorships and donations. Your support is vital to the success and quality of our parks, leagues, programs, events and activities. Your support allows us to address the needs of our growing community while keeping our costs low. The mission of the Watford City Parks and Recreation Foundation is to meet the needs of a changing and growing community by providing a variety of high-quality parks and recreation activities, services, and facilities for Watford City. Through focused and cost-effective provision of services, the Watford City Parks and Recreation Foundation contributes positively to the economic well-being of the community and improves the quality of life for citizens of all ages. Through the Watford City Parks and Recreation Foundation 501(c)3, any business or individual has the opportunity to make a tax-deductible contribution to Park District capital improvements, Recreation programs and activities, Rough Rider Center operations, disadvantaged youth or family recreation scholarships, college scholarships for individuals entering the recreation field or events at the Rough Rider Center. These contributions can be submitted and designated to specific areas or can also be donated as “non-designated� and will be split between the areas as designated by the Watford City Parks and Recreation Foundation. For more information about how to support Watford City Parks and Recreation or Rough Rider Center, please call 701-842-3665.

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WATFORD CITY PARKS & RECREATION PO BOX 1739 WATFORD CITY, ND 58854

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